• Villarreal have only won one of their last seven meetings with Celta Vigo in La Liga (D3 L3), though this was their most recent home meeting (1-0 in 2007).
  • The Yellow Submarine have won four of their seven home meetings with the Galician side in the top-flight (D2 L1), scoring in all seven.
  • Celta are one of three teams to have lost 5-0 to Villarreal in La Liga (with Salamanca and Tenerife); the Yellow Submarine’s biggest ever top-flight win.
  • Villarreal have won their last three league games at El Madrigal; they have never won four in a row in La Liga under Marcelino Garcia Toral.
  • Celta are unbeaten in three league games (W2 D1); they have not gone four unbeaten within a single season since last returning to La Liga.
  • Giovani dos Santos has contributed to more goals than any other Villarreal player in La Liga this season (nine goals, seven assists).
  • Villarreal have earned a league-high eight points with goals scored in the final 15 minutes this season.
  • Marcelino has never lost to Celta Vigo as a La Liga manager (W2 D1).
  • Toni averages more crosses per game than any other player in La Liga this term (10.1).